Nutrition

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Food Trap!

Office parties. Vending machines. Desktop candy jars. Power lunches. They can spell nutritional disaster for the average working person. Learn how you can sidestep fattening fare and feel better — starting now.

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Fat Chance

Until recently, consumers had no way of knowing precisely how much trans fat lurked in their favorite foods. But now, a new food-labeling regulation gives us all a better shot at eliminating this danger from our diets.

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Basic Foods

During the convenience-driven, newfangled-food frenzy of the past half-century, many nourishing essentials like bone broths, legumes, root vegetables, and sprouted grains all but disappeared from American plates. Now they're coming back — and starting a contemporary legacy of their own.

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Tea Time

Praises abound for this unassuming, down-to-earth beverage: Experts tell us it helps prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, maybe even wrinkles. And it's not all hype, either – tea really is a nutritional powerhouse.

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Superfoods

Food makers are adding vitamins, minerals and other beneficial ingredients to conventional foods, but the value of such enhanced products is still a matter of debate.

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Hormonally Challenged Milk?

Dairy-industry growth hormones boost milk production, but raise questions - like, what if they wind up in the milk we drink? Here's what you should know about the research into possible risks, including early-onset puberty and antibiotic resistance.

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Great Grains

Did you give up on grains entirely when you cut down on carbs? Or are you a white-bread and refined-flour junkie? Either way, it might be time to take a closer look at the value of whole-grain goods.

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Crunch Time

When reality bites, eating right becomes essential. Stress and worry deplete your nutritional stores, destabilize your blood sugar, and reduce your stamina. Here's what you need to know about building and maintaining a well-rounded diet that can withstand the pressure.

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I Can See Clearly Now

Most of us take our eyesight for granted. But without proper care, nutrition, and protection, our eyes are vulnerable to damage and degeneration. Find out what you can do to keep your vision crisp, even as you age.